University of Nebraska Medical Center


We use a rolling admissions process. Review of complete applications will begin in October. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview, and admissions decisions will be made on a continual basis until the class is filled. We encourage you to apply early for the best opportunity for acceptance.

Application Deadlines

Please note: Under no circumstances will applications be accepted beyond these deadline dates.

Admit Term Application Opens Priority Application Deadline Final Application Deadline
Fall July 14 October 1 March 1

Admission Requirements

Make sure you are on track to apply by completing the following requirements.

PharmD Pre-Pharmacy Requirements
Accepted PharmD students must complete all pre-reqs by July prior to the start of pharmacy school.
Letters of Recommendation

Three Letters of Recommendation are required and should be submitted through PharmCAS:

  • Two must come from faculty in math or science
  • The third may also come from another faculty member or it may come from a non-academic reference, such as an employer. A pharmacist is an excellent choice.
The Pharmacy College Admissions Test

The Pharmacy College Admissions Test is preferred but not required:

  • Test dates
  • July test dates are highly recommended
  • We accept scores taken between 2019-2022
  • Exams in early 2022 would not be received prior to our deadline
International Students
  • Request a World Education Services Foreign Transcript evaluation through the "Colleges Attended" section of the PharmCAS application. The official report should be delivered directly to PharmCAS.
  • English Proficiency Exam:
    • TOEFL: Official scores should be sent to ETS Institutional Code 6896.

Admission Process

There are four key steps for applying to the UNMC College of Pharmacy.

P3 Pinning Ceremony

Still have questions?

Please see our Admissions FAQ Page for more information.